Album OTW: Nicki Minaj’s The Pinkprint

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There are few pop stars as unique—and controversial—as Nicki Minaj. From her lightning-speed lyrical flow to her wild fashion sense, Minaj is one of a kind. Her first two albums bridged the gap between hip hop, pop and dance music, but for her third album “The Pinkprint,” Minaj has said she was influenced by straight up hip hop, and its title references Jay-Z’s seminal album “The Blueprint.” Put your anacondas away and take a listen to “The Pinkprint” from Nicki Minaj, our Album of the Week.

Album OTW: Carrie Underwood’s Greatest Hits: Decade #1

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Since winning American Idol back in 2005, Carrie Underwood has become a true Queen of Country. After four albums and six Grammys, she’s collected all her biggest hits together in one compilation titled “Greatest Hits: Decade #1.” The album includes tracks from throughout her career as well as some new material. You can listen to all 25 tracks here as much as you want, it’s Carrie Underwood’s “Greatest Hits: Decade #1,” our Album of the Week.

Album OTW: Reclassified from Iggy Azalea

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The career of rapper Iggy Azalea is the quintessential story of a small town girl who made it big. She grew up in an isolated Australian town but dreamed of being a hip hop star. In 2010 she moved to the US to pursue those dreams, and four years later she’s topping the charts. Her debut album “The New Classic” is now getting a reissue, complete with six new songs with guest vocalists including Ellie Goulding and Jennifer Hudson. She’s calling it “Reclassified” and you can listen to it as much as you want here.

Album OTW: One Direction’s Four

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Whether your favorite is Niall, Zayn, Liam, Louis, or sweet, sweet Harry, you know you love One Direction. The five piece got their start on the British edition of “The X Factor” back in 2010 and since then have smashed sales records and tickled fancies around the world. Their fourth album has the surprising title of “Four,” and it features guest appearances from John Legend, The 1975 and Emeli Sande. Listen as much as you want to “Four” from One Direction, it’s our Album of the Week!

Album OTW: Foo Fighters’ Sonic Highways

 

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Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters are still going strong after 20 years and have eleven Grammys to show for it. Their eighth studio album “Sonic Highways” comes with a bit of a high concept: each of the album’s eight songs was recorded in a different city. They’re even going so far as to produce nine different covers for the vinyl pressing of the album, so you can pick your favorite. But we’ve got the music for you to listen to as much as you want right here, it’s “Sonic Highways” from Foo Fighters, our Album of the Week.

Album OTW: Paperwork from T.I.

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Atlanta rapper T.I. helped bring southern hip hop into the mainstream. After a two year break since his last release “Trouble Man,” we finally have his ninth album. “Paperwork” was produced by none other than Pharrell Williams and features guest appearances from Chris Brown, Usher, Iggy Azalea, Rick Ross along with many more. T.I. himself says the album is a mix of classic soul and new school sounds. See what you think, you can listen as much as you want to “Paperwork” from T.I., our Album of the Week.

Album OTW: Anything Goes from Florida Georgia Line

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Brian Kelly and Tyler Hubbard, otherwise known as Florida Georgia Line, have become one of the hottest acts in country music since their debut album “Here’s to the Good Times” two years ago. Well their second album is finally here and it’s called “Anything Goes,” and it’s still got that fun-loving spirit fans have come to expect. It’s Florida Georgia Line and “Anything Goes,” our Album of the Week!

Album OTW: Jason Aldean’s Old Boots, New Dirt

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Since his debut album in 2005, Jason Aldean has scored twelve Country Number 1 singles. His new album is called “Old Boots, New Dirt” and Aldean says the album is uncharted territory for him, all about “starting with a clean slate.” See what you think, you can listen as much as you want to “Old Boots, New Dirt” from Jason Aldean, it’s our Album of the Week!

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